Ian C. Morris

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PURPOSE To report acute upper airway obstruction due to cricoarytenoid arthritis, a well known but uncommon complication of rheumatoid arthritis. CLINICAL FEATURES We report the case of a 70-yr-old female scheduled for a colostomy who had been suffering from rheumatoid arthritis for 17 years. Preoperative history and physical examination revealed no(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this crossover human male volunteer study was to investigate the utility of microdosing in the investigation of drug-drug interactions. METHODS A mixture of midazolam, tolbutamide, caffeine and fexofenadine were administered as a microdose (25 μg each) before and after administration of a combined pharmacological dose of ketoconazole(More)
To investigate risk factors for sporadic infection with Giardia lamblia acquired in the United Kingdom, we conducted a matched case-control study in southwest England in 1998 and 1999. Response rates to a postal questionnaire were 84% (232/276) for cases and 69% (574/828) for controls. In multivariable analysis, swallowing water while swimming (p<0.0001,(More)
BACKGROUND Professional Rugby Union is a contact sport with a high risk of injury. OBJECTIVE To document the incidence and nature of time-loss injuries during the 2012 Super Rugby tournament. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING 2012 Super Rugby tournament (Australia, New Zealand, South Africa). PARTICIPANTS 152 players from 5 South African(More)
BACKGROUND Illness accounts for a significant proportion of consultations with a team physician travelling with elite athletes. OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence, type, cause and consequences of illness in Rugby Union players participating in a 16-week tournament. SETTING 8 teams participating in the 2010 Super 14 Rugby tournament Participants A(More)
BACKGROUND Between roughly 500 BCE and 300 BCE, three distinct regions, the Yangtze and Yellow River Valleys, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the Ganges Valley, saw the emergence of highly similar religious traditions with an unprecedented emphasis on self-discipline and asceticism and with "otherworldly," often moralizing, doctrines, including Buddhism,(More)
Because of advances in methods and theory, archaeology now addresses issues central to debates in the social sciences in a far more sophisticated manner than ever before. Coupled with methodological innovations, multiscalar archaeological studies around the world have produced a wealth of new data that provide a unique perspective on long-term changes in(More)